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Club Med displays resilience in first half of 2013 despite recessionary...

MIAMI, Fla. - Commenting on Club Med's performance in North America, President and Chief Executive Officer, Xavier Mufraggi said:

Tourism Minister: Bulgarian winter season 2012 – 2013 looks good

SOFIA, Bulgaria - Bulgaria expects a large increase of visitors at winter resorts mainly from the important Russian and Great Britain markets, according to Economy, Energy and Tourism Minister, Delyan

British seaside resorts plunge into scandal

They are the wholesome, family-friendly resorts where generations have made the most of the British summertime complete with Punch and Judy shows, striped deckchairs and entertainment on the pier.

Mauritius resorts and hotels express satisfaction with 2011

(eTN) - By the end of November of last year 852,347 visitors had arrived in Mauritius, confirming that by the end of the year – data are not yet available – the island will have an anticipated ove

Some Indian Ocean tourist destinations in for a troubled 2012

The world of tourism was shocked to read last week that Maldives had decided to close the spas in all its resorts.

New Year’s Eve itineraries that require deep pockets

Hey, big spender. New Year's Eve is coming up fast, but there's still time to think about an unforgettable getaway to usher in 2012.

Abu Dhabi Tourism looking for Emirati staff in Al Gharbia

AL GHARBIA - As new tourism ventures have sprung up across Al Gharbia in recent years - from the Qasr Al Sarab resort to the camel festival - they have sometimes struggled to find good, qualified Emir

Green Globe certifies Movenpick Hotel and Resort in Beirut

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announced today that following a long-term commitment to sustainable corporate initiatives with regard to the environment, local community, and employees, Mövenp

Signature 2012 Collection will feature over 750 properties worldwide

LAS VEGAS, Nevada - Signature announced today the next phase of expansion of its hotel and resorts program.

Hilton to open first hotel in Puerto Vallarta

PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico & MCLEAN, Virginia - Hilton Worldwide announced that it has signed a franchise development agreement with Grupo Hotelero Santa Fe for the first Hilton Hotels & Resorts property

Mexican resorts and hotels score honors in prestigious survey

MEXICO CITY, July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Mexico Tourism Board:

Dead Sea resorts threatened by rising waters

EIN BOKEK - The Dead Sea is dying, goes the conventional wisdom: The water level of the fabled salty lake is dropping nearly 1.2 metres a year.

Starwood to open one hotel every two weeks in China

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.

Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces unveils new Corporate and Luxury website

MUMBAI, India - Taj Hotels Resorts & Palaces has launched their new Corporate and Luxury website, .

Shangri-La releases first sustainability report

HONG KONG - Shangri-La Asia Limited today released its first sustainability report outlining the company's progress in the areas of environment, health and safety, employees, supply chain and stakehol

South Africa largest resource market for Zimbabwe tourism

South Africa accounts for 70 percent of visitors from African countries that visit tourist resorts in Zimbabwe, an official has said.

Source for Zanzibar resorts launches new online portal

ZANZIBAR, Tanzania -, an online resource for vacationers looking to book a vacation at one of the many Zanzibar resorts, announces it has launched its online portal.

Russian tourists return to Egypt as travel ban lifted

A group of about 300 Russian tourists arrived in the Egyptian resorts of Hurghada and Sharm el Sheikh on Saturday for the first time since the Russian Foreign Ministry recommended citizens to avoid vi

More visitors are getting away to Koh Kood

Koh Kood is emerging as Thailand’s latest destination for those who want the tropical island lifestyle without the crowds, offering mountains, waterfalls, and perfect white beaches along with minima

Conrad Bali welcomes Kevin Girard as Director of Business Development

BALI – Conrad Bali is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Girard as the resort’s Director of Business Development.

Egypt Air in dire straights

(eTN) - Information was received from usually well-informed airline sources that Egypt Air, a member of the global Star Alliance, is seeking assistance from fellow member airlines in need of more airc

32,000 Russians shun evacuation, stay in Egypt

MOSCOW, Russia - About 32,000 Russian tourists still stay at Egyptian resorts in Hurghada and Sharm El-Sheikh, Oleg Moseyev, spokesman for the Russian Federal Agency for Tourism said on Friday.

Jumeirah Group announces appointments for Maldives resorts

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based luxury hospitality company and member of Dubai Holding, has announced two management appointments for its two upcoming properties in the M

Top 10 early ski destinations unveiled

CHICAGO - With the official start of winter now on the horizon, Orbitz is giving skiers and snowboarders an early downhill rush this year.

MGM Resorts International gets new COO

LAS VEGAS, Nevada - Corey Sanders, who has been with MGM Resorts International for more than 16 years and has held a variety of executive positions, has been promoted to chief operating officer.

Unlike Turkey or the Caribbean – PIC Saipan’s all inclusive way

One may say there is nothing new about the “all inclusive” resort concept. Most everybody knows how it works: all the fun you can handle and all the food you can eat.

Singapore’s bet on casino resorts paying off big

SINGAPORE — Singapore's massive bet on two casino resorts is already paying off after the number of arrivals in a single month crossed the one million mark for the first time in July, analysts said.

Meritus Hotels and Resorts appoints new VP

SINGAPORE – Renowned in the industry for her revenue management expertise, Jane Suporn has joined